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Date: 1885-05-30 

Description: The sailboat "Solid Comfort" in full sail, near the shoreline. There are four men standing on top of the cabin. Deckhands are at both ends of the boat. The...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper detailing the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, in 1860. One sketch is of Edward...

Map or Atlas

Edgerton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...

Photograph

Brenzel Tailor Shop

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Grandpa Conrad C. Brenzel (1863-1933) who operated a tailor shop in Ironwood, Michigan. Seated on the left is Adolph Erickson. Other man unknown.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Steroegraph view of Lake Superior scenery and downtown area.

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Photograph

Joseph Hooker

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Joseph Hooker. General Hooker received a commission of Brigadier General from President Lincoln followin...

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across road of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a church building on the right.

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Jackson County Courthouse.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants, wearing Polish national dress, with a wagon in Market Square. Other men in the square are wearing suits, long coats, and hats. The women...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...

Date: 1892 

Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.

Date: 1855 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.

Photograph

Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

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